A lot of X-Mas Cheer
I got my Christmas present. My oldest son, Alex, graduated this weekend from New Mexico State University with a BA in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing. Tears of pride welled in my eyes when I read his name in the program and noticed all his awards. Honors, Crimson Scholar (Dean's List), Honors Certificate Program. 3.94 GPA. All this while working 40+ hours a week. What makes him so smart is that he's got an antenna growing out of his head.
Four years ago I loaded his stuff in a U-Haul that I towed to Las Cruces behind my pickup. Sink or swim I told him. And he swam. Now to find the career job. He's an experienced closer and King of the Cold Calls (see the antenna).
For gifts, my sister and I gave Alex token amounts as deposits on his first million. We would've given him the million but felt that the money would mean more if he worked for it. And what's a party without a cake?
Everybody have a Merry Christmas!